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Whether you require a basic outpatient procedure or a scheduled extensive surgery, our surgical team is here to meet your needs. Our surgical department utilizes the latest in technology and equipment to provide for your needs. Many procedures are now offered on a same day basis by incorporating our state of the art laparoscopic and endoscopic equipment.


Surgical Services

We provide the surgical care and treatment of:
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- Endoscopic Procedures
- General Surgery
- Laparoscopic Procedures
- Obstetrical/Gynecological
- Ophthalmic Surgery
- Orthopedics
- Podiatry Surgery
- Surgical Hours and Location
- Pain Management
- Urology
- ECT (Electro Shock Therapy)


Our surgical and endoscopic areas are located on the first floor. At any given time, a wide range of procedures take place in our operating rooms. Most procedures are scheduled from 7:00AM to 3:30PM. Some surgeries are performed on an emergency basis and can be performed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


We appreciate family support during the surgical process and encourage them to participate in your care both preoperatively and postoperatively. Family members may use our waiting lounge during your surgical procedure and will be informed of your progress.


Additional Information

At Adams Memorial Hospital our staff is dedicated to personalized care for inpatients and outpatients requiring surgical services. Our trained staff is here to serve your surgical needs by providing individual care and education to you and your family throughout the process from admission to discharge.

Board Certification

Board Certification–this stamp of approval from the American Board of Surgery is proof that a surgeon has successfully completed years of residency training in his specialty. It also means the surgeon has demonstrated a high level of knowledge and competence by passing a rigorous specialty examination.


Our surgeons are Board certified in:


General Surgery

Dr. Richard D. Spady, 260-728-4474
Dr. Anthony Nigliazzo (Coming July 2012)


Dr. William Argus, 800-773-6340


Dr. David Coats, 260-728-8900
Dr. Harris, 1-800-589-8551

Ear, Nose, and Throat

Dr. David Stein, 888-881-4368


Dr. Scott Colclasure
Michael Kobs, CRNA


Dr. Jonathan Smith, DPM
Dr. Michael Worpell, DPM



Dr. Craig Hanson
Dr. Heim
Dr. Jessamine Hippensteel